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Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water by Richard Sustich, Anita Street, Nora Savage, Jeremiah Duncan, Mamadou Diallo

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Chapter 15 Detection and Extraction of Pesticides from Drinking Water Using Nanotechnologies

T. Pradeep, Anshup

Department of Chemistry and Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India

  1. Introduction 192

  2. The Need for Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology 194

  3. Earlier Efforts at Pesticide Removal 195

    1. Surface Adsorption 195

    2. Biological Degradation 196

    3. Membrane Filtration 197

  4. Nanomaterials Based Chemistry: Recent Approaches 198

    1. Homogeneous versus Heterogeneous Chemistry 198

    2. Variety of Nanosystems 200

  5. Pesticide Removal from Drinking Water—A Case Study 204

    1. Noble Metal Nanoparticle Based Mineralization of Pesticides 209

    2. Detection of Ultralow Pesticide Contamination in ...

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